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More and More ‘Mad as Hell' Moments

April 3, 2012
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Recent public resignations are a sign that employees have the means and the moxie to take their grievances to the masses.
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Worker Fired After Urinating on Co-Workers' Chairs

March 30, 2012
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Police reportedly are trying to determine whether they can charge the 59-year-old information technology worker with criminal mischief, according to the Des Moines Register.
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Take Your Kids to Work? Not This Year, New York Says

March 16, 2012
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For the past 20 years, the fourth Thursday in April has been an unofficial day for students to get a taste of the professional world from parents, grandparents and other adults. But this year, education officials have been unable to find another time to schedule a statewide math exam for those grades, a department spokesman said. The same scheduling conflict exists next year, too.
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Talkin' About Their Generations: The Workforce of the '50s and Today

March 15, 2012
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To celebrate Workforce Management's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This installment examines generational issues in the workforce in the 1950s and today. Next month, we look at the 1960s and the civil rights movement.
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Pet Projects

March 13, 2012
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A growing number of employers let employees bring pets to work, especially dogs, a benefit, experts say, that reduces stress and increases employee loyalty.
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U.S. City Now Deemed World's 'Most Competitive'

March 13, 2012
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New York is the leading city in the world for global competitiveness, edging out London and Singapore, according to a new report.
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SEC: Financial Advisers Traded on Info Gleaned From AA Meeting

March 13, 2012
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The pair allegedly learned about an upcoming insurance company merger during an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, where shares rose 64 percent.
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Gen Y Execs Shake Up Office Culture

March 6, 2012
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Young, tech-savvy CEOs are transforming the workplace at New York startups.
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Doctors, Lawyers, Polish Online Image

March 6, 2012
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Reputation management firms help professionals defend against bad reviews.
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Staffing Firm to Pay $148,000 in Pregnancy Suit

March 5, 2012
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The lawsuit alleged HCS owner Charles Sisson discriminated against Roxy Leger, the company's bookkeeper, when he made offensive comments about her pregnancy and fired her because she needed to take maternity leave following the birth of her son, according to the EEOC.
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